Starting Gimp on Mac OS X Lion

The Gimp can Manifest on Lion an Hard 'First Time' Booting...

If so also for You follow this Guide:

  1. You need the root Account Enabled
  2. Open a Terminal Window
  3. Login as root:

    $su

    Insert the root password

  4. Start X11:

    #startx

    Wait until X11 has started.

  5. Open a XTerm Window:

    Applications -> Terminal

  6. Access Gimp PATH:

    #cd /Applications/Gimp*/Contents/MacOS

    Next you can Add Gimp to your PATH

  7. Start Gimp:

    #./Gimp

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